Kodak moment

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Kodak moment

A particularly poignant, memorable, or emotionally touching moment or event, i.e., one that would be well-suited to be captured in a photograph. Taken from an advertising slogan for Eastman Kodak photographic film and cameras. Sometimes used ironically or satirically. I love the airport, it's always full of Kodak moments as people eagerly greet family and friends coming off the planes.
See also: moment
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When you have your Kodak moment, sit beside this one enormous Saint Bernard dog, it's fur so fluffy you just know he's ready to strike a pose like a celebrity.
Talk about a Kodak moment, and it's witnessed by multiple characters in the latest novel by Ivy Pochoda (The Art of Disappearing, Visitation Street), who then backtracks from this freeze frame to uncover the forces that have impelled these human molecules to coagulate in this space.
Alluding to the imminent irrelevance of banks, the banker said, 'The Kodak moment is completely different - that's where customers realise there's a totally better and different way of doing what they want to do, and the incumbent becomes obsolete.
If the aerospace sector wants to avoid its own Kodak moment, we must balance incremental progress with true disruption.
KODAK MOMENT Rivers of colour are produced from seven million spring flower bulbs with 800 varieties of tulips
What I'm trying to say is that normal parenting rules go out the window when attempting Kodak moment creation.
In the friendly snapshot, the girls had their arms around each other, and the only person photobombing their Kodak Moment was the man playing golf in a background picture.
Every town that suffered from the downtick in manufacturing can't expect to have its own Kodak moment, but Rochester's climb back should give every presumably dying town pause.
Bowen, a former president of Princeton University, had wagged his finger at my class, scolding some of us for being ''arrogant'' and ''immature,'' when I was focused only on my family's Kodak moment.
Now family and friends can see where that fantastic Kodak moment was taken.
In the pure business sense, we don't want to have a Kodak moment.
Then, mom and dad pay $15 for the snapshot when they leave Another Kodak moment destined for Facebook.
A hoped-for Kodak moment before a trade-dispute arbiter would at least temporarily ease the intensifying pressure on the maker of cameras, film and printers.
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